Armenian Minister Of Economy Received Ambassador Of Argentina


RIA Oreanda
July 21 2008

On 21 July 2008 was announced, that the Minister of Economy Nerses
Yeritsyan received Leopoldo Alfredo Bravo, the newly appointed
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Argentina to Republic
of Armenia (residence in Moscow).

Congratulating the newly appointed Ambassador with the beginning of his
mission in Armenia, Nerses Yeritsyan wished him productive activity.

At the beginning of the meeting Mr. Bravo noted, that with the
large and active Armenian community in Argentina bilateral trade
and economic relations between the two countries could be more
developed. Mr. Ambassador proposed to carry out joint economic studies
and find fields of mutual interests to develop further cooperation.

Mr. Minister presented to the Argentinean Ambassador the prospects
of Armenian economy development, localazing main directions of the
Armenian governmental program, basically 5 national-wide projects
called for an establishment of centers of excellency in the region,
these are: business environment, education, public health services
– accentuating on nuclear medicine, researches and implementation
of new methods for cancer diseases treatment, surgical operations
spent on children with hearing problems, in dental and other fields
of medicine, and also development of SPA tourism, and establishment
of financial center.

Talking about prospects of broader Argentinean – Armenian economic
cooperation Nerses Yeritsyan emphasized the chemical industry, IT,
High-Tech, jewlery art, also focused the attention of the Ambassador
on the idea of establishment of "Free zone" as an organic food market,
next to the airport. After passing quality control, packeging and
branding here in Armenia, the ready products can be delivered in any
country of the world.

At the end of the meeting, Mr.Bravo mentioned, that he considere the
opening of the Argentinean Ambassy in Armenia as an important part of
his mission. Mr. Ambassador thaked Nerses Yeritsyan for warm welcom
and assured him that his activities will be directed in deepenning
and broadenning of bilateral trade and economic relations.